Sams Cove Residence is located in the heart of the fabulous small town of Irvington – golf cart friendly and only a few miles wide. You can enjoy quick access to shopping, dining, vineyards, Tides Inn Resort, and just a short drive to the towns of White Stone or Kilmarnock. Irvington also offers a town center with tennis courts for residents, town park and large play area that also holds the monthly/seasonal Farmers Markets. This home is on one of the most prestigious waterways, Carters Creek, just off the Rappahannock River. Enjoy great creek cruising, kayaks/paddle boards, skiing, great fishing, growing your own oysters at your pier or catch a crab dinner!
The owners built a two-bedroom cottage in 1963 and thoroughly enjoyed summers here on the waterfront. The family loved it so much, a couple of decades later, they decided to build their full-time residence on the same property. This is ideal with a main house having great entertaining areas, two bedrooms, two and half bathrooms, plus a guest house with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a bonus room.
The Main residence has beautiful heart pine floors in the Living Room with a peak high ceiling open to the Dining Area all overlooking the waterfront with access to the composite decking. Great entertaining areas, the Dining Area has a wet bar in between there and the Kitchen. The large Kitchen is open to the Family Room having a wood burning fireplace, and the Sunroom with waterfront views. The utility room and Mudroom are just off the Kitchen with access around to the Foyer and the Half Bathroom plus the Mudroom has access to the attached 2-car garage. Upstairs has a beautiful Master Suite with heart pine floors, french doors to the private balcony, wood burning fireplace, waterfront sitting room and private bathroom with a jetted tub, walk-in closet and lot of storage. There is a large landing area upstairs, guest bathroom with a shower and a large guest room with a closet, walk-in attic storage and a walk-in cedar lined closet.
The Guest House is an open Living Room with a beautiful brick/wood burning fireplace, kitchen, dining area, Sunroom, and study. There are is a master bedroom with private bathroom and two guest rooms with a shared full bathroom. Great space for guest overflow, older kids, children with families visiting, in-law suite or more!
You will LOVE this Location on Carters Creek and in the heart of Irvington!
NEW – Roof June 2020
NEW – HVAC- 1st Floor of Main Home & Cottage
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106' on Carters Creek
3-4' MLW at Pier
Attached 2 Car
Open Kitchen, Living Room, Sunroom, Study Area
2 Full Baths
Perfect for an Airbnb or Extra Guests!!
New Roof June 2020
New HVAC Unit for 1st Floor
New HVAC Unit for Cottage
1963 (Guest House)
3268 (Main House)
1384 (Guest House)
Double Doors to Waterfront Deck
20.10 X 15.7
Open to Living Room
Lovely Waterfront Views
17.11 X 12.0
Open to Family Area & Sunroom
Great Storage Space
18.8 X 12.3
Brick Fireplace (Wood Burning)
Open to Kitchen & Sunroom
19.7 X 12.3
Great Water Views
Open to Kitchen & Family Room
19.8 X 11.2
Utility & Mud Room
Off the Garage & Kitchen
11.7 X 11.3
Two in Main House
Two in Guest House plus Bonus Room
Main House: 1/2 Bath Downstairs, 2 Full Upstairs
Guest House: 2 Full Bathrooms
4.5 Total Combined
Waterfront Sitting Room
Brick Fireplace (Wood Burning)
16.2 X 15.4
Private Bathroom with Jetted Tub
Main House-Guest Room
Door to Walk-in Attic & a Cedar Lined Closet
Bonus Room w/ Washer & Dryer
2 Full Bathrooms
Lancaster County, founded in 1651, has 231 square miles, with 98 square miles of waterfront. The population is approximately 11,000 people. Lancaster County has fabulous small waterfront towns. Irvington’s population is about 670 people and is home to Carters Creek and the Tides Inn. Kilmarnock has a population of around 1,200 people and has great waterways, shops and is known as the Steptoe District with a Scottish flare. White Stone offer a variety of shopping and dining and has the Robert O. Norris bridge as the gateway to the lower Northern Neck.
There are many beautiful waterways in Lancaster County off the Chesapeake Bay, including Fleets Bay, the Rappahannock River and the Eastern and Western branches of the Corrotoman River. You will find deep anchorage with protected water and wide views on Indian Creek, Dymer Creek, Tabbs Creek, Antipoison Creek, Carters Creek, and many more.
The area is known for its shops, local seafood, restaurants, and plenty of activities for daytime and evening. Lancaster has a rich history, and its well-known residents included Mary Ball Washington, mother of George Washington. Great location, 1+hours to Richmond/Williamsburg/Newport News and 2+ hours to VA Beach/Northern Virginia/Charlottesville.
A great source of information can be found on Virginia’s River Realm. Make sure to join their newsletter to find out more events as they come around.
Bodies of Water: Chesapeake Bay, Fleets Bay, Rappahannock River, Eastern & Western Branch of the Corrotoman River, Indian Creek, Dymer Creek, Carters Creek, Tabbs Creek, Antipoison Creek